Big ol’ trade in the NHL today, with Vinny Lecavalier and Luke Schenn going to the Kings for—holy crap wouldja look at this one? Screw that Kings deal. We’ve got a good, old-fashioned, 1-for-1, star-for-star hockey trade! Nashville sends d-man Seth Jones to Columbus in exchange for center Ryan Johansen.
Here's a really worrying portent for the accuracy of Shea Weber's slapshot, as tweeted out by teammate Seth Jones:
Yesterday was Predators community day, as Preds prospects fanned out to area schools, food banks and hospitals. A good time was had by all, except perhaps these two.
Seth Jones of Plano, Texas, is a 6-foot-3, 201-pound defenseman and quite possibly the best young American-born hockey player in the country. He was the captain of the USA Under-18 team that recently won gold at the World Championships in the Czech Republic. He's also the only player on that team who didn't commit to…